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Jan 19, 2013 4:00am PST
week in march. government runs out of money ton keep the lights on end of march. you'll have a culmination of all of these hitting at the same time. we may end up in a worse situation than we are in now. >> wow. hard to believe, but we'll see certainly. go to the inauguration with you, amy. what do you think the president's biggest challenge is going to be this term? >> i think over-promising. he wants to get so much done in a slim window. he has two years before he become as lame duck. >> that seems generous. >> yeah. so he wants to pass immigration. now gun control which is, that could were haven't a huge legitimate as it was, and then climate control and has to do all this when the economy is still sort of coming back and recov recovering. even some democrats are, whoa, i don't no fe that can all work. that his biggest challenge. >> given that, narrowed down the time frame. what is his big ticket item if he has, some would suggest, up to maybe 18 months, maybe two years? >> gun control is a bit of a heavy lift for obama on the hill. what we see is a lot of immigration refo
Jan 19, 2013 9:00am PST
the debt ceiling without any cuts. but that moves us to now where government funding expires on march 31th. at that point, we'll have a s w showdown in which republicans insist on spending cuts. there will still be some kind of fight. we will have a clock to some kind of catastrophic event that could happen, like we had in december. but it would not be with the debt ceiling. the republicans seem to have conceded to the obama. they're worried that obama has the stronger hand on that particular issue. >> what do you think the gop strategy is here, shirra? >> i think they realize that their caucus cannot handle another divisive fight. there are too many factions within the caucus. they don't want another public fight about it. so they're kicking the can down the road and hope things will be more in their favor by then. >> i spoke to some folks on the set this morning, one of whom said they think it's going to be kick the can down the road again, even after this three-month reprieve. do you agree with that? >> i think the debt ceiling thing is going to keep coming up over and over again becau
Jan 20, 2013 9:30am PST
the ceremony and the pomp and the pageantry we return to governing. on "meet the press" we heard from david axelrod about some of the challenges the president will face. >> rebuilding the economy in which the american dream, the american compact is fresh where people who work hard feel like they can get ahead. that's not just about dealing with the fiscal crisis. it's about education, research and development, controlling our energy future. all of these are part of the equation, and we can't just do one piece of it. >> roughly 24 hours from now we will hear the president lay out some of those plans for the course of the next four years. david playofoffe, the president completed writing his remarks. now we just wait to hear what he has to say. >> and there were other active tifs involving the vice president. he was sworn in for a second time today. tell us about that. >> that took place about 8:20 this morning. he was sworn in by his choosing by the justice sonia sotomayor. a lot of people were asking why did that happen roughly 8:00 this morning. because the justice is actually on book tour
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